Cardinal number – nombre cardinal


Let's Define It!

What's an *cardinal* number?

A cardinal number is, well, a number used in counting such as un, deux, trois, etc.

In French, the different dates in a month all use cardinal numbers (le deux (2nd), le trois (3rd)) -- with the exception of the first day (le premier), which uses an ordinal number.


Let's Pronounce It!

What does it sound like in French?


Let's Have an Example or Two!

Can a little reinforcement do the trick?

un (1)

douze (12)

vingt-huit (28)

quatre-vingt-dix (90)

cent (100)

mille (1000)


Let's Take a Quiz!

What did you learn?